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Progressive Games for Ages Three to Seven

Play is increasingly recognized by neuroscientists and educators as a vital component in brain development, academic success and learning social skills. In this inspiring and useful resource, teacher and occupational therapist Barbara Sher provides step-by-step directions for how to use … Read more.

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Preparing for the Inevitable: Lessons from “Surviving Your Child’s Adolescence”

The teenage years can be difficult for parents and children alike. So much growth and change occurs in a very short amount of time; it can seem like teenagers are trying to push their parents over the edge, and vice … Read more.

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Soothing the Anxious Child: Helping Our Children Cope in the Aftermath of the Newtown Tragedy

This is the second in a series of three posts we hope will provide useful resources for teachers and parents in helping kids cope with the recent tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary. Our hearts are with all of the affected … Read more.

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Dealing with Grief: Helping Our Children Cope in the Aftermath of the Newtown Tragedy

This is the first in a series of three posts we hope will provide useful resources for teachers and parents in helping kids cope with the recent tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary. Our hearts are with all of the affected … Read more.

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Congratulations to our NAPPA Award Winners: Michelle Borba and Rushworth M. Kidder

Michelle Borba’s The Big Book of Parenting Solutions: 101 Answers to Your Everyday Challenges and Wildest Worries and Rushworth M. Kidder’s Good Kids, Tough Choices: How Parents Can Help Their Children Do the Right Thing win 2011 National Parenting Publications … Read more.

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Parenting Guest Blog by Richard Hawley

Looking for Better Things for Boys by Richard Hawley, Ph.D. This fall as millions of children have headed back to school an undeniable cloud hovers over what has traditionally been an upbeat and hopeful ritual. The news about American schooling is … Read more.

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Parenting Guest Blog by Fred Frankel

Understanding a Child’s Reputation at School–The Good A child’s social status in the school community is defined by how liked or disliked a child is by others he is likely to associate with. Early into their school experience, much of … Read more.

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